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... in the day. The ugg boots had to come out though!
There was not much to see on the drive but by the time we got to Crater Lake National Park the fog had cleared and the sun was shining. We were very elevated though so it still had a bit of a nip in the air.
It cost $10 to enter the park and there was a short 9 mile drive before we hit the lake. The lady at the entrance said we can walk down to water level but it is a strenuous ...
... tourist traffic and it makes for an active business in a town of less than 100 residents. Weather up to this point has been hot - mid 80's, sometimes touched the 90's. Our drive southwest out of Dayville was up and down between 4,000 and 8,000 feet. Late morning on one of the longer snails pace uphill grinds I saw through my side mirror that the back half of Jeff and Donna's motorhome was enveloped in smoke. A few minutes of panic and hand ...
... the snow was still over ten feet high or more in most areas of the park. This time around, we planned to come later in the summer and we are definitely happy for that. We stopped on our way for some greasy burgers in a small town and also stopped to check out a gorge with heavily flowing water. We arrived around noon and found a great campsite with an easy setup - we were ready to hike in no time at all!
On our first afternoon, we ...
... late lunch at Brewers Union in Oakridge. Cool place with many of the mountain bikers still in town from their festival. Then we tried to follow our trip directions (backwards) and ended up on a dirt road for 10 miles! We climbed up about her 500 ft. only to loose it all on a hair raising descent on gravel. Finally making it to "The Auferhiede" (NP19). This a famous road in these parts for its ...
... collapsed, creating a huge, smouldering caldera. Eventually, rain and snowmelt accumulated in the caldera, forming a lake more than 1,900 feet deep, the deepest lake in the United States. Wildflowers, along with hemlock, fir, and pine, recolonized surroundings. Black bears and bobcats, deer and marmots, eagles and hawks returned. The most amazing sapphire blue water we have ever seen, this lake is incredible. Every viewpoint is amazing ...
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